Pacific organic farmers meet to break down gender barriers
A meeting in Nadi, Fiji this week has brought together organic farmers from across the Pacific to identify gender barriers within organic agriculture and find solutions to best address them.
Challenging the Patriarchy: it’s not only a “women’s” issue
‘Ana, an unstoppable force reshaping Tonga
Phoebe’s passion for the empowerment of women and girls drives her work within the gender-space
Welcome address by Mereseini Rakuita, SPC's Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women at the 3rd Regional Conference for Pacific Women in Maritime
Welcome address by Mereseini Rakuita, SPC's Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women Third Regional Conference for Pacific Women in Maritime “Aspiring towards a transformed maritime sector” Cairns, Australia Tuesday 28 February 2023 Key message: an…
A series of Thematic Briefs to provide a broad overview of issues affecting women and girls in the Pacific
The series of Thematic Briefs provide a broad summary of information, analysis and key messages relating to topics which affect women and girls in the Pacific Islands.
Micronesian Leaders make gender equality a priority
The Micronesian region will be the first in the Pacific to develop a regional gender equality framework after the endorsement by Leaders at the 25th Micronesian Islands Forum (MIF) in Pohnpei. The recommendation was first proposed by the MIF Gender…
A mother’s dedication to education drives Uate to improve equality for women and young people
Hardships caused by inequality experienced by young people and by women motivate Uate Tamanikaiyaroi to ensure equal opportunities for all Pacific people. Uate continues explaining how his late mother carried the brunt of gender inequality from childhood…
‘Alofa’ - or love - underpins the Pacific solution to ending violence and empowering women
Socio-cultural values of love, protection and care that prevail in most Pacific Island countries and territories inspired a Samoan teenage girl to dedicate her life to the empowerment of women and girls. “My interest in gender equality started when I…